On Thursday, November 11th, we will celebrate Veterans Day. As a proud supporter of those who have served, and continue to serve, our great country on a daily basis, I wanted to let you know of events that are taking place throughout the week to honor our veterans. I hope that you will be able to join me in celebrating that our veterans have done for us.
On Saturday, November 6th, American Legion Post #468 in Greece held its Veterans Day Ceremony. Senator Robach provided remarks during the ceremony. Wreaths were planted at the memorial located on the grounds. Pictured here with Senator Robach are Town of Greece Councilman Andy Conlon, Kyle Schramm of the United States Army, and American Legion Post #468 Commander Dave Taylor.
On Saturday, November 6th, the Town of Greece held its annual Veterans Day Ceremony at Greece Town Hall. Senator Robach provided remarks prior to the ceremony, and also led attendees in the Pledge of Allegiance. Following the ceremony indoors, wreaths were planted at the outdoor memorial.
Here is my Community Connection for the week ending Friday, November 5th, 2010. It's a special issue to honor all of our Veterans, as we celebrate Veterans Day on Thursday. To view it in full screen, click the pdf file link below.
This month, the Open Door Mission will mark a 58-year tradition of serving hundreds of Thanksgiving meals to Rochester's most vulnerable citizens. As a prelude to the annual Thanksgiving Day celebration, the Mission recognized National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week, which commences on November 14th. Senator Robach visited the Mission on Friday, November 5th, to help launch the Open Door Mission's holiday campaign.
On Sunday, October 31st, Senator Robach welcomed home veterans who went on the final Honor Flight of 2010. Men from our local Battle of the Bulge Chapter made the trip over the weekend to Washington D.C. to visit the World War II Memorial and Arlington Cemetery. For more information on Honor Flight Rochester, you can visit www.honorflightrochester.org.
On Friday night, October 29th, the Town of Greece held a family Halloween party at the town's Community and Senior Center. Families were treated to music and food. Senator Roabch and Town of Greece Councilman Kirk Morris served as judges for the costume contest, which awarded prizes for the most original costume and most scariest costume. Earlier in the day, the Town of Greece held a Seniors Halloween Party.
On Friday, October 29th, the Town of Greece held its annual Seniors Halloween Party at the Town of Greece Community and Senior Center. Senator Robach made remarks the event, and also helped serve lunch. Friday night, the Town of Greece will host a Family Halloween Party, also at the Center, beginning at 6:00 p.m.
On Friday, October 29th, Senator Robach attended an event at the Hillside Family of Agencies Conference Center. At the event, Patricia Malgieri was named the new President of the Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection. Malgieri begins her new role in January.
On Thursday, October 28th, Senator Robach spoke to students at School of the Arts during a Participation in Government class. Robach discussed state issues with students and told them how they can become more active in government.
On Thursday, October 28th, Senator Robach visited English Village Elementary School in Greece where students are taking part in the healthy highway program. This program teaches healthy nutrition and active lifestyles. For more information on this program, visit www.healthy-highway.com.
On Tuesday, October 26, Senator Robach attended the Greece Kiwanis luncheon which honored recipients of "2010 Kiwanis Festival For Youth" proceeds. Senator Robach presented a check to Paul Soscia (middle),Executive Director of Two Doors Community Resource Center, and Two Doors board member Frank Ardino (left).
On Monday, October 25th, Senator Robach was on hand to congratulate Michael Lavender of Troop 130 in Greece for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout. His Eagle Court of Honor at Our Mother of Sorrows Church. Michael is pictured here along with his parents Scott and Mary, and Town of Greece Councilman Kirk Morris (far left). For more on Troop 130, visit their website by clicking here.
On Saturday, October 23rd, Senator Robach hosted a pizza party for the Southwest Colts football team and cheerleaders. Thank you to Salvatore's Pizzeria for the delivery of 35 sheet pizzas! For more information on the Southwest Colts, visit http://www.eteamz.com/southwestcolts/.
On Tuesday, November 9th, Greece Concert Band, Choral Society, and Community Orchestra present A Veteran's Day Musical Tribute. This musical salute to all those who have served and are currently serving our country begins at 7:15p.m. at the Athena Performing Arts Center, 800 Long Pond Road, in Greece. Admission is free, and no tickets are required. For all the details, click on the link below.
Rochester, New York, October 19, 2010: The Bagel Bin Café, 2600 Elmwood Avenue at the Twelve Corners in Brighton, will host the CrimeStoppers Community Challenge to benefit Rochester Area CrimeStoppers on Thursday, October 28, 2010 from 5:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.